A total of 4,217 COVID-19 cases were reported from Bengaluru Urban on Sunday, which is the highest single day spike in the district so far.
With this, the total number of positive cases in Bengaluru Urban at 2.2 lakh. Of these, 1.73 lakh patients are discharged and the total number of deaths due to COVID-19 in the city is 2,836. The city has seen over 4,000 cases each day in the last four days.
Hephsiba Rani Korlapati, BBMP war room special officer, attributed the consistent spike in the number of cases to tests being ramped up in the city. “We are trying to reach the doorstep of people for testing and are also trying to spread awareness to ensure that there is no stigma if one is tested positive,” she said.
Meanwhile, a total of 9,543 new COVID-19 positive cases were reported in the State on Sunday while 6,522 discharges were made. With this, a total of 5.75 lakh positive cases…